Posts With Keyword ‘Dale Miller’

USDA Zone Maps Should Be Used as Guidelines

Posted: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The mild winter has many people already thinking about their garden this spring.

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Extension Office to Hold Open House of New Facility

Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Marion County Extension Office is holding an open house of their new facilities on Thursday.

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Extension Office Relocating This Fall

Posted: Sunday, September 4th, 2011 at 6:26 am

The Marion County Extension Office will be relocating this fall.

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Extension Office Will Change Locations

Posted: Saturday, September 3rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Marion County Extension office will be relocating this fall.

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Crops in Fair Condition, Need Rain

Posted: Monday, August 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

After a very wet June, the rest of the summer has been very dry, and area crops are suffering as a result.

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Let’s Talk Knoxville – Garden Care

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with Karen Ackley and Dale Miller, both with the Marion County Extension Office, about garden care.

Garden Tips for Heat Wave

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The recent heat wave has also impacted lots of gardens and trees in the area.

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Most Marion County Corn and Soybeans In

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Great weather has almost all of the Marion County corn that will be planted in the ground, and much of the soybeans.

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Meetings for Beef Producers

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Area beef producers are encouraged to attend one of two grazing systems workshops this week.

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Programs for Beef Producers

Posted: Saturday, May 14th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Area beef producers are encouraged to attend one of two grazing systems workshops later this month.

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Most Corn and Beans Planted

Posted: Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

Great weather has Marion County farmers hard at work in their fields.

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Tree Planting and Care Tips in Time for Arbor Day

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Friday is Arbor Day, a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

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Morel Mushrooms Should Appear Soon

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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With all the rain we’ve had lately and temperatures on the rise, it’s about that time for morel mushrooms to appear and hunters are already on the lookout.

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Ways to Protect Your Lawn This Spring

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

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There are several things that can be done now to help make sure your lawn is green and weed free. On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville Samantha Smith sits down with Marion County ISU Extension Office Program Director Dale Miller to discuss what residents should be doing to help prepare for the warmer months.

Now is the Time to Fertilize and Apply Weed Preventer

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 6:24 am

April showers may bring May flowers though they can also be help weeds grow as well.

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Spring Lawn Care Tips from the Marion County Extension Office

Posted: Friday, April 15th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Unusually high temperatures, a good amount of sunshine and some rain in recent weeks has turned grass back to green and caused it to grow quickly, though residents are encouraged to not cut grass too short.

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Library, Extension Office Absorb Duties From Workforce Development

Posted: Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Due to plans to consolidate offices for Iowa Workforce Development into regional stations, local libraries, Extension offices and other outlets will now be charged with providing those services.

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Deicing Material Can Harm Plants and Lawns

Posted: Thursday, January 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Snow and ice are inevitable during Iowa winters but what we do to help control and remove them can make a large difference.

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Pruning Encouraged to Help Prevent Breakage from Heavy Snow and Ice

Posted: Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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This winter has been a rather dry one thus far and residents are encouraged to take advantage of this time to help protect their trees and shrubs from potential damage once we do receive a heavy snowfall.

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Crop Advantage Series Begins Today

Posted: Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 at 6:27 am

The Iowa State University Extension Office encourages anyone involved in crop production to attend one of fourteen Crop Advantage Series meetings in 2011.

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